2016 brought a myriad of changes to Washington, D.C. Want to learn more about your community? This article from Curbed goes into detail about which projects in each Ward are truly changing their respective neighborhoods.
Round one is officially over for this year’s Curbed Cup, and that means that it’s time for Curbed to reveal who the winners are so far. With 16 total contestants, that means that next week will feature eight finalists.
The Curbed Cup, our annual award for the Washington, D.C. neighborhood of the year, is kicking off with 16 areas vying for the prestigious (fake) trophy. Voting for each pairing ends 24 hours after it begins. Let the eliminations commence!
Late on Wednesday, Events DC presented revised design renderings for the new Entertainment and Sports Arena in DC’s Congress Heights. This project has been a joint venture of architectural firms: Marshall Moya Design and ROSSETTI.
Dating back to the 1800s, there is an asylum in Washington, D.C.’s Congress Heights neighborhood that stands vacant and abandoned. In its heyday, it served as a source of economic stability for neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River.
Last Friday, Washington, D.C.’s convention and sports authority, Events DC, released flashy new renderings of the planned Washington Wizards practice facility in Congress Heights. The facility is designed by ROSSETTI and Marshall Moya Design.
When it comes to how much of their income renters should spend on housing, the magic number is 30 percent (or less). Despite this, it’s not uncommon to see cost-burdened renters in Washington, D.C., coughing up more than half of their income on rent.
Even though construction hasn’t begun yet on the $55 million Washington Wizards practice facility, costs are still escalating. Events DC has proposed a series of upgrades to the facility. There's an additional $7.5 million for two levels of seating.